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WCBI Investigation results in arrest of McDonald's employee for theft
WGMD RadioNovember 1, 2011

A month-long investigation into an internal theft at the McDonald's on Racetrack Road in Berlin has resulted in the arrest of an employee. The Worcester County Bureau of Investigations began investigating the theft in late December. ...more »

Felon arrested for gun possession
Daily Mail - CharlestonNovember 1, 2011

A criminal history check showed McClain had a prior felony conviction in Florida that made it illegal for him to possess any kind of firearm, Stover said. McClain was charged with wanton endangerment and possession of a firearm by a prohibited person. ...more »

Tax Law News and Stories

Audit Defence
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Obama audits me. Who will audit him?
WND.comNovember 8, 2011

That's just the way it works in recent Democratic Party administrations – the IRS is used as a political attack dog against its "enemies." During Bill Clinton's administration, my news organization was singled out for a nine-month-long IRS...more »

Irs Filing & Compliance
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FATCA: What it is and why you need to know about it
ifaonline.co.ukNovember 3, 2011

This new form known as 'Form 8938' requires huge numbers of Americans in the UK file annual reports with the IRS listing all savings and investments, including pension plans. US persons (citizens and green card holders) always remain taxable by the US ...more »

Business Audit Defence
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Treasury fouls up, but it's just a minor breach
Sydney Morning HeraldNovember 1, 2011

Auditor-General Ian McPhee highlighted the technical fouls on section 83 (''No money shall be drawn from the Treasury of the Commonwealth except under appropriation made by law'') in his audit report on Treasury's accounts. ...more »

Personal Irs Disputes
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Attorney Steve C. Horowitz Honored
Citybizlist (press release)November 7, 2011

CHARLOTTE, NC - Attorney Steve C. Horowitz of Wishart Norris Henninger & Pittman, PA has been named the Best Lawyers' 2012 Charlotte Tax Law "Lawyer of the Year". Best Lawyers is the oldest and most respected peer-review publication in the legal ...more »

Property Taxes
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Phil Kadner: Proposed bill could stop property tax increases
SouthtownStarNovember 4, 2011

If property values in your community go down, your property tax bill would not increase without voter approval, under a bill before the Illinois House. The legislation, HB 3793, addresses a major complaint of homeowners who saw their property value ...more »

Corporate Income Taxes
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Battle Lines Drawn on Proposal to Scrap Missouri Income Tax
KCURNovember 1, 2011

KANSAS CITY, MO (kcur) - The proposal to scrap Missouri's income tax to pass a constitutional amendment doing that, is being promoted by Rex Sinquefield, the same guy behind the state law, passed by voters last year, requiring votes on the earnings tax ...more »

Sales Tax & Use Tax
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Buda City Council hopes for sales tax sharing deal with emergecy services district
Austin American-StatesmanNovember 3, 2011

In 2011, the district received about $2.1 million in tax revenue, including $409754 from the sales and use tax, Huckaby told the council. Raising the sales tax rate would bring in an extra $491000 annually. Williams and Hays County Commissioner Mark ...more »

Estate Taxes & Gift Taxes
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House Passes Measure To Bar New Wireless Taxes
National JournalNovember 1, 2011

Ron Wyden, D-Ore., and Olympia Snowe, R-Maine, have introduced a Senate version of the legislation, but the chamber has yet to act on the measure. The wireless tax legislation is similar to a law Wyden helped author more than a decade ago that would ...more »

Tax Evasion Defence
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Ex-school superintendent accused of tax evasion
Greenville NewsNovember 9, 2011

AP COLUMBIA — A former superintendent for schools in Mullins and Columbia has been arrested for tax evasion, a month after pleading guilty to stealing money from them. The state Revenue Department says 61-year-old Nathaniel Miller of Columbia was ...more »

International Taxation
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Greenhouse-gas tax could inflate airfares
Tucson CitizenNovember 1, 2011

“This ill-conceived EU aviation tax scheme is a violation of international law.” The debate will play out over the next few months. A European court will decide whether the program should proceed. If successful, Europe could forge ahead despite ...more »

Tax Planning
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Schools join capital planning process
Seacoastonline.comNovember 4, 2011

... and are confident that is produces a supportable tax rate during the years involved." Getting involved in the production of a CIP plan is important because it allows for proactive planning for upgrades to major facilities, prevents the deferment of ...more »

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